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What Do Teenagers Need? Ask the Family Dog

Anonymous - August 18,2019    0 Comments

He’s not thinking about what he’s going to be doing later, which is something my dogs have taught me a lot about.”CreditCreditKelly RadinskyBy Jul 4, 2019People of all ages become deeply connected to their pets, but in the lives of teenagers, animals often play a special role.

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Knowing the Right Time to Say Goodbye to a Pet

Anonymous - August 18,2019    0 Comments

A natural death is what many of us hope for with our pets.“When animals were domesticated they gave up that freedom to go under a bush and wait to die,” said Dr.

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Taking Your Dog on a Plane Just Got Harder

Anonymous - August 18,2019    0 Comments

Only two airlines, United Airlines and Air China, offer nonstop service, and both now ban snub-nosed breeds like Bua Loy from the cargo hold.In March, Delta Air Lines stopped transporting large dogs requiring crates taller than 24 inches, which effectively grounds large breeds like Labrador retrievers.

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Does Fluffy Really Want to Be an Adventure Cat?

Anonymous - August 18,2019    0 Comments

ImageMalaya Fletcher’s cat, Copurrnicus, who goes outside with a harness and leash in Philadelphia.The only thing left to do was to get her cat, Copurrnicus, into his harness.

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Everyone Wants a Rescue Dog. Not Everyone Can Have One.

Anonymous - August 18,2019    0 Comments

Jun 29, 2019HOUSTON — Jonathan Martinez was standing near an empty cage at the municipal animal shelter here looking dejected.ImageThe kennel information of a rescued dog is seen attached to the dog's crate as it awaits transport to Colorado by an animal rescue group, in Houston.

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Sacked worker calls for bereavement leave when family pets die

Anonymous - August 16,2019    0 Comments

Ms McNulty described the death of Millie as like "losing a member of the family".She has started a petition asking for employers to recognise pet bereavement in the same way as a human family member.

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Puppy 'dumped in blood-soaked freezer' at Brenzett puppy farm

Anonymous - August 14,2019    0 Comments

Mark Burgess, 39, was convicted of eight offences under the Animal Welfare Act after the RSPCA and Kent Police raided a property in Brenzett.They found 20 dogs, including eight puppies, living in unsuitable conditions, the RSPCA said.

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Toxic blue-green algae warning for dog owners and swimmers

Anonymous - August 14,2019    0 Comments

The British Veterinary Association (BVA) said it had seen an increase in reports including in Southampton, Edinburgh, Cornwall and Lincolnshire.It follows a number reports of dogs becoming ill or even dying after swimming in water suspected to be contaminated with blue-green algae.

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Algae Can Poison Your Dog

Anonymous - August 14,2019    0 Comments

ImageA golden retriever playing last year at Lady Bird Lake in Texas, which has been closed recently because of algae blooms that could kill dogs.They can go undetected by dog owners if they lurk under the water’s surface or attach to plants.

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What Should I Do With My Dead Dog?

Anonymous - August 14,2019    0 Comments

ImageMementos of deceased pets at Resting Waters Pet Funeral Home in Seattle.A pit bull mix that appeared to have some Australian cattle dog in her bloodline, Calle slept with Ms.

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Tortoise, 102, is guest of honour at wedding

Anonymous - July 20,2019    0 Comments

The centenarian star attraction watched the celebrations in south Norfolk from a wooden shed built specially for him.Describing them as "part of lives", she added: "They got a fantastic reaction - and the photographer was quite taken with them.

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How to Care for an Aging Pet

Anonymous - July 18,2019    0 Comments

But as anyone with an aging pet can relate, I always wonder if there’s more we could do to keep him happy and healthy.”These appointments get expensive as a pet ages and requires more care than a younger animal.

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A Teenager Stole a Lemur From a Zoo, and Almost Got Away With It

Anonymous - July 14,2019    0 Comments

|A Teenager Stole a Lemur From a Zoo, and Almost Got Away With ItAquinas Kasbar, 19, faces up to a year in prison for stealing Isaac, who Santa Ana Zoo officials say is the oldest ring-tailed lemur in captivity in North America.ImageIsaac, an endangered ring-tailed lemur, at the Santa Ana Zoo in California.

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An Alligator Captivates Chicago from Deep Inside a West Side Lagoon

Anonymous - July 12,2019    0 Comments

ImageThe authorities believe that someone dumped an illicit pet alligator at the Humboldt Park Lagoon in recent days.CreditCreditAshlee Rezin/Chicago Sun-Times, via Associated PressCHICAGO — Chicago has been captivated for several days by an alligator that was spotted in the unlikeliest of locations: a city park on the West Side.

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Snake captured at Inverness' Raigmore Hospital

Anonymous - June 21,2019    0 Comments

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A corn snake has been found in the grounds of Raigmore Hospital in Inverness.Animal welfare officers from the Scottish SPCA were alerted on Wednesday and took the animal into their care on Thursday after it had been caught.

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Cute dogs: Our cheeky pets use their eyes to make us do what they want!

Anonymous - June 20,2019    0 Comments

Well, now scientists say dogs eyes have evolved especially to make us think they're cute!The study says such "puppy eyes" helped pet dogs to bond with humans.

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Vet removes 10 golf balls from Labrador's stomach

Anonymous - June 20,2019    0 Comments

The mystery was cleared up when an X-ray revealed 10 spherical shapes in her stomach.She said: "We have seen foreign bodies before and the owners thought it may have been a golf ball.

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Cat Declawing Ban Is Passed by N.Y. Lawmakers

Anonymous - June 06,2019    0 Comments

CreditCreditDumitru Doru/EPA, via ShutterstockALBANY — New York lawmakers on Tuesday passed a ban on cat declawing, putting the state on the cusp of being the first to outlaw the procedure.”The declawing bill now awaits the signature of Gov.

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Snake in a drain in Bury St Edmunds rescued in pillowcase

Anonymous - June 05,2019    0 Comments

8m) non-venomous northern pine snake, was seen slithering around Bury St Edmunds in Suffolk on Sunday, before heading for the drain.Residents could not contact the RSPCA so the snake remained on the loose.

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Dog Owners Get More Exercise

Anonymous - May 29,2019    0 Comments

The study, which involved hundreds of British households, suggests that having a dog can strongly influence how much people exercise.But it also raises questions about why some dog owners never walk their pets or otherwise work out and whether any of us should acquire a dog just to encourage us to move.